Thank you goes to Connie Horak for developing this resource list. Please contact the Emeriti Center with any new resources that you would like us to add to the list. firstname.lastname@example.org
LADOT/Cityride is a transportation assistance program for individuals age 65 or older and qualified disabled persons in the City of Los Angeles and select areas of Los Angeles County. The program offers Cityride participants reduced costs for the purchase of the City of Los Angeles permitted taxi rides and Cityride Dial-A-Ride services. Cityride card must be purchased but can be used for reduced taxi fare with taxicab companies permitted by the City of Los Angeles. For medical appointments: 1 (800) 447-2189. www.ladottransit.com/other/cityride.
LADOT DASH – DASH provides local, community-based shuttles. Six routes serve Downtown LA, over twenty routes serve various communities of the city. The fare is $0.15 for seniors. www.ladottransit.com/dash
Metrolink – Among cities by rail serve: Downtown Los Angeles, Pasadena, Glendale, San Bernardino, Anaheim, and several stations on USC campus 1 (800) 371-5465. Metro link pass determined station to station. Sr. discount 25% off monthly and 7-day pass, 50% off one-way and round trip. www.metrolinktrains.com/
EZ Transit Pass – $35 month for seniors. Monthly transit passes good for local travel on 24 different public transits carriers throughout the Greater Los Angeles. Passengers transferring to Metrolink must possess Metrolink pass. EZ Passes can be purchased at Ralph’s, Von’s, and the Municipal transit store. 1 (323) GO-METRO www.metro.net/riding/fares/ez-transit-pass/
ACCESS – Access is curb-to-curb accessible paratransit transportation for functionally disabled individuals in Los Angeles County. One-way fare is based on the distance traveled with a maximum fare of $3.00. 1 (800) 827-0829 or 1 (800) 883-1295 http://accessla.org/.
PASADENA ARTS BUS, Senior Fare 35 cents, EZ pass accepted 1 (626) 744-4055.cityofpasadena.net/Transportation/ArtsBus Pasadena Dial-A-Ride is a shared curb-to-curb transportation service provided for residents who are sixty years or older and live in Pasadena, San Marino, Altadena, and specific unincorporated cities in the area. (626) 744-4094 cityofpasadena.net/Transportation/Dial_a_Ride
CULVER CITY BUS 1 (310) 253-6500 Senior Fare 10 cents local. EZ pass accepted. www.culvercity.org/bus/. Areas served: Venice, Westchester, Westwood, West Los Angeles, Palms, Marina Del Rey, Rancho Park, Mar Vista, Century City and Culver City Telephone: Dial-A-Ride services available to seniors (310) 253-6729.
SANTA MONICA’S BIG BLUE BUS – 1 (310) 451-5444 Senior Fare 50 cents local, $1.00 rapid, 30-day pass $24 local, $40 rapid. EZ Pass accepted www.bigbluebus.com. Areas served: Santa Monica, West LA, Pacific Palisades, Century City, Beverly Hills, Cheviot Hills and Downtown LA, including LAX, Rimpau Transit Center and UCLA
Santa Monica Dial-A-Ride offers curb-to-curb transportation within Santa Monica. (310) 394-9871, ext. 455 www.wiseandhealthyaging.org.
WEST HOLLYWOOD TRANSIT – 1 (800) 447-2189 – 30-day bus pass $8.00 per month www.weho.org The Dial-A-Ride provides service to Kaiser-Sunset, Kaiser-Cadillac, UCLA Medical Centers, Veterans Hospital, and Beverly Hills, Century City, and mid-Wilshire medical offices.
TORRANCE TRANSIT – 1 (310) 618-6266 Service Area: Torrance, Gardena, Redondo Beach, Lomita, Carson, Downtown LA, Los Angeles International Airport, Long Beach, Lawndale, Manhattan Beach, Hawthorne and El Segundo Dial-A-Taxi for medical appointments (310) 618-2536. Fare $1.00 each way, personal care attendant free. www.torrance.cov/92/hrtm
PALOS VERDES PENINSULA TRANSIT AUTHORITY (PVPTA) – 1 (310) 544 -7108 No senior fare listed: tokens $2.50 Monthly Pass $77.00; provides 8 fixed route services in the Palos Verdes Peninsula weekdays only. DAR/DAL (Dial-A-Ride) service goes off the Palos Verdes Peninsula for medical purposes only. The service goes to all hospitals, medical buildings, and doctors offices in the following areas: Torrance, Harbor City, San Pedro, and Redondo Beach (primarily South Bay Medical Center on Prospect) www.Palosverdes.com/pvtransit/.
Go511 | Los Angeles Traffic | Commuter Information | Road Conditions www.go511.com. Go511 provides Los Angeles traffic and transit information within the County of Los Angeles. View real-time traffic map with travel times, traffic accident details, traffic cameras and other road conditions.
METRO NET – For information all transit services www.metro.net/ (323) 446-3876. Metro Net provides general information on all modes of public transportation including trip planning.
Senior Citizen Discount Taxi coupon available to residents of Culver City (Sr. Center (310) 253-6700), Beverly Hills (310) 981-9318 and West Hollywood 1 (800) 447-2189.
Von’s (Pavilions) Grocery Delivery: www.vonsgrocerydelivery.com
Albertson’s Grocery Delivery: www.albertsongrocerydelivery.com
Meals-on-Wheels – serves most LA communities. www.mowaa.org
Pink Dot Grocery Delivery – 1 (800) PINK-DOT www.247waiter.com/restaurant/pinkdot/
Delivery LA – 1 (800) 653-3548 delivery from local restaurants
Martha’s Senior Gourmet Meals. – 1 (310) 935-3877 or 1 (818) 334-5685www.marthasseniorgourmet.com
Individual churches offer meal delivery
SENIOR CENTERS located in all areas of Los Angeles County offer many services, including home-delivered meals, and general information to seniors.